Conservationists welcome a Mauritius government decision to re-route a controversial highway project that threatened to destroy the last patch of Indian Ocean island's only remaining indigenous forest.Full story at IOL.co.za.
After a lengthy battle with developers seeking to ease tourist access to the north of the country, ecologists claimed victory when Prime Minister Navin Ramgoolam announced last week the road would be routed around the Ferney forest.
Saturday, October 22, 2005
MAURITIUS KESTRELS - Move to save Mauritius forest hailed
IOL reports on good news for Mauritian conservationists.